History

  • Began in the late 1920s
  • Various locations in Paterson
  • Presented and taught the gospel to men with alcohol problems
  • At current location 336 Broadway since 1977
  • Presents and teaches gospel to men fighting all kinds of addictions
  • Mike and Joan Vieira arrive in the 1980s and establish a family pastoral ministry
  • What eventually became the program was started in 1990
  • Although constantly fine tuned, the nine month program was set in motion in 1995
  • Graduates go on to restored lives in the community
  • Families are restored
  • Some graduates stay on as staff members
  • In 2005 sought and received God’s leading in putting an addition on to the building
  • Funding comes totally from Holy Spirit led supporters